The Enemy Today: ‘Let Us Now Praise Infamous Men’

  For the authors Feuerhelm and Salu, theirs’ is an act of frustration at our willingness to sit back and be spoon-fed bullshit while behind us a cartoon mouse holds a gun to our head.   By Poppy Coles, June 2015 This book reads as an unrelenting portrait of “the enemy” today. Using the historic […]

‘That Dark’, Melancholy and Death in the Works of Catherine Anyango

“One may say that the Negro in America does not really exist, except in the darkness of our minds.” James Baldwin – Notes from a Native Son   By Michael Salu, ASX, February 2015 It is THAT dark. You know, the dark that exists under your fingernails that you idly pick at and flick away. […]

We Continue On Blithely With Our Own Economic Flagellation (2014)

  @ Penelope Umbrico We continue on blithely with our own economic flagellation.   By Michael Salu, ASX, December 2014 Earlier this year during a trip to Moscow, I neglected to switch off the data roaming on my smartphone. As you might expect, wandering environs beyond the remit of our communication overlords, I ran up […]